As well as offering many health benefits, sports can have a significant positive effect on a child’s education. These include cognitive function and development (including motor skills) and softer skills such as leadership, resilience, patience, loyalty and teamwork.
At BTAC, we emphasise participation, teamwork and pursuit of excellence. We offer a broad range of sporting options so every student can do what they enjoy. Students can participate in weekly timetabled sports, carnivals, representation, club teams and presentation evenings.
Students participate in physical education (PE) lessons weekly with a specialist teacher. These classes focus on developing fundamental movement skills. Students also engage in additional sports lessons with teachers and external providers. Sports activities may include:
Students from Year 2 to 6 represent the College as part of the Hunter Region Independent Schools association in the following:
Senior School students in Years 7 – 10 participate in Personal Development, Health and Physical Education (PDHPE) lessons and Sports lessons weekly with a specialist teacher. Students in Years 9 – 12 are able to select Physical Activity and Sports Studies (PASS) as an elective unit.
Secondary students in Years 7 to 12 can represent the college in the following sports:
The BTAC Blue Jays represent our college in basketball, netball and touch football. Students of all ages are encouraged to be involved.
If you would like to enquire about your child joining one of the BTAC Blue Jay teams please fill in the below form.